STREETSTYLE
Dec04

STREETSTYLE

KNITWEAR  Turtleneck: the turtleneck is the standout sweater on the streets this season in both heavyweight and fine-gauge knits. Dimensional: thick ribs, embossed stitches, branded cables and layered waffle stitches give a dimensional look to sweaters. Textured: like dimensional stitching, brushed mohair pays attention to surface effects by adding softer dimension to sweaters and cardigans. Neutrals: the abundance of neutral tones...

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FASHION FORWARD
Dec04

FASHION FORWARD

KNITWEAR Rustic Texture: Fair Isle and Navajo-inspired pattern is given a textural update with exposed floats, patchwork and woven-in stitches. Decorative Dimension: dimensional cable and popcorn stitches bring a decorative element to Aran-inspired sweaters. Artisanal Fringing: fringing continues to be a key stitch feature, evolving from the glossy, synthetic yarns of previous seasons into more robust wool tapes. Folk Florals:...

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FOOTWEAR
Dec04

FOOTWEAR

  Modern Loafer: the loafer becomes an important influence for footwear details across the globe. Heritage Trainers: old-school trainers are worn in pristine condition for a luxury take on sports. Ankle Boots: ankle boots remain popular across the globe, dressed up with hardware embellishments. The Flatform: originally a youth-inspired item, the flatform continues to be important and is given a luxury update with embellishment...

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EYEWEAR
Dec03

EYEWEAR

Round: round silhouettes dominate eyewear across all cities. Optical Frames: optical eyewear becomes increasingly important as an all-day accessory. Cat’s Eye: feline shapes dominate eyewear this season. Mirrored Lenses: these are seen in a variety of hues and eyewear shapes, taking their cue from sporty goggles. Embellished Frames: a brave, playful use of materials marks a big shift in eyewear this season. Pastels: pastel and...

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THE 1970’S IS BACK
Nov01

THE 1970’S IS BACK

The A-line is a simple approach to the current focus on the 1970s. The shape follows a narrow shoulder, slim waist and a wide hem.[1970s-Aline] Denim is an essential fabric direction for the 1970s look with the important of key items such as the flared jean. New key shapes as the denim skirt dress emerge, along with trend-led pieces such as culottes and dungarees, styled with white lace peasant blouses for a true 1970s look. Denim...

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